3377.0 Schools: Promoting population health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Schools hold the most promise and return on investment when addressing primary prevention and health promotion in school populations to prevent both acute and chronic diseases. This session will review students' health needs and suggest preventive health programs in a variety of school settings.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the power and advantages of designing and implementing population health interventions in schools 2. Describe two specific preventive health programs that would work in your community
Erin Maughan, RN, MS, PhD, APHN-BC

2:30 PM
Global School-based Student Health Survey, 2003-2008
Kathryn Foti, MPH and Laura Kann, PhD
2:50 PM
A best practice model of a school preventive health program to identify conditions associated with sudden cardiac arrest in the young
Victoria Vetter, MD, MPH, Noreen Dugan, RN, BSN, Danielle Main, BS, Christopher Hall, BA and V. Ramesh Iyer, MD
3:10 PM
Promoting Health and Academic Wellness among Latino Youth and Families: The Si Se Puede Project
Britt Rios-Ellis, PhD, MS, Mara Bird, PhD, Selena T. Nguyen-Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, Carlos Rodriguez, MPH, MD (c) and Mayra Rascon, MPH
3:30 PM
School Nurses' Roles in Promoting Population Level Health in an Urban School District
M. Kathleen Murphy, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, Mary Jo Baisch, PhD, RN and Teresa Duchateau, DNP, RN, CPNP

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Organized by: School Health Education and Services